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Plethoschisma

Rhombifera - Pleurocystitidae

Taxonomy
Plethoschisma is a genus. It is not extant. Its type is Plethoschisma grandis.

It was assigned to Rhombifera by Sepkoski (2002); and to Deltacystinae by Sumrall and Sprinkle (1995) and Nardin and Bohatý (2013).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1995Plethoschisma Sumrall and Sprinkle p. 776
2002Plethoschisma Sepkoski, Jr.
2013Plethoschisma Nardin and Bohatý p. 541

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
RankNameAuthor
subphylumBlastozoaSprinkle 1973
classRhombiferaZittel 1879
superfamilyGlyptocystitoidaBather 1899
familyPleurocystitidaeNeumayr 1889
subfamilyDeltacystinae
genusPlethoschisma

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available